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Kidnapping of three French nationals off the coast of Nigeria

Kidnapping of three French nationals off the coast of Nigeria

Published on September 19, 2010
Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Deputy Press Director

Paris, September 22, 2010

The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs confirms the kidnapping, off the coast of Nigeria, of three French nationals working for the company “Bourbon”.

We are fully mobilized, in both Paris and Abuja, to secure their release.

We are in constant contact with the Nigerian authorities, “Bourbon” company officials and the families./.

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